Bernie Monegain

Bernie Monegain is Editor-At-Large for Healthcare IT News and Women in Health IT.

WuXi NextCODE

Rob Brainin will serve as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of WuXi NextCODE.

By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 13, 2017
Company will continue to push toward digitizing, managing and analyzing genomic big data.
UMass Memorial Epic EHR

UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, Massachusetts

By Bernie Monegain 01:23 pm September 13, 2017
System says $700 million price tag encompasses several other projects beyond just the EHR system.
AMA demands EHR overhaul
By Bernie Monegain 09:42 am September 12, 2017
Latest study confirms typing and clicking consume more than half the workday for doctors.
Intermountain helps DACA status workers
By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 11, 2017
CEO Mark Harrrison said the system will help file the paperwork required for them to continue to legally live and work in the U.S.
Intermountain Precision Genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:34 pm September 07, 2017
RxMatch, a new service for Intermountain care providers, allows physicians to use patients’ genomics to find the right antidepressant faster than using existing trial-and-error methods.
MIT, IBM team up on AI research
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am September 07, 2017
Together they are launching AI research initiatives, building an MIT-IBM Watson AI lab and targeting industries including healthcare and cybersecurity.
Series D funding round McKesson Ventures

Truveris’ platform proposal should help employers in finding prescription drug coverage by demystifying pricing strategies.

By Bernie Monegain 03:11 pm September 06, 2017
Truveris, which serves the prescription benefits industry said the Series D funding round, led by McKesson Ventures, will help lower cost and boost access to prescription medications.
Cerner EHR contract with VA Vista

Cerner has assembled an advisory group of former government, military and private sector leaders to advise the company on how to deploy the Veteran Affairs' new EHR.

By Bernie Monegain 02:31 pm September 06, 2017
Members, which include former ONC chief Karen DeSalvo, include roster of IT pros and military veterans.
robots fight germs
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am September 06, 2017
Oschner Medical Center says use of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will improve patient safety since they destroy deadly pathogens and drug-resistant organisms.
Jeanne Lillig-Patterson dies

Jeanne Lillig-Patterson. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm September 05, 2017
She was employee No. 7 at Cerner and co-founder of First Hand Foundation.

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